Cardiac Arrest News and Research

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A cardiac arrest, also known as cardiopulmonary arrest or circulatory arrest, is the abrupt cessation of normal circulation of the blood due to failure of the heart to contract effectively during systole.
As ER wait times grow, more patients leave against medical advice

As ER wait times grow, more patients leave against medical advice

PPDC announces seed grants to develop medical devices for children

PPDC announces seed grants to develop medical devices for children

Scientists revive pig brain cells four hours after death, providing hope for stroke patients

Scientists revive pig brain cells four hours after death, providing hope for stroke patients

Scientists identify receptor responsible for bitter taste of Epsom salt

Scientists identify receptor responsible for bitter taste of Epsom salt

Compression-only CPR associated with increased survival of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

Compression-only CPR associated with increased survival of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

Microscopic aquatic fungus found to be responsible for the heaviest decline in biodiversity

Microscopic aquatic fungus found to be responsible for the heaviest decline in biodiversity

Research: Pure omega-3 prescription drug significantly reduces the occurrence of ischemic events

Research: Pure omega-3 prescription drug significantly reduces the occurrence of ischemic events

Study sheds light on the optimal timing of coronary angiography in NSTEMI patients

Study sheds light on the optimal timing of coronary angiography in NSTEMI patients

Catheter ablation better than drug therapy for reducing AFib episodes, but not for reducing death

Catheter ablation better than drug therapy for reducing AFib episodes, but not for reducing death

Advanced airway management and ECG rhythms make all the difference during cardiac arrest

Advanced airway management and ECG rhythms make all the difference during cardiac arrest

New device allows scientists to reproduce blow effects on the heart in lab

New device allows scientists to reproduce blow effects on the heart in lab

Bag-mask ventilation to help patients breathe during intubation prevents complications

Bag-mask ventilation to help patients breathe during intubation prevents complications

Study shows blindfolds could improve doctors’ leadership in pediatric resuscitation

Study shows blindfolds could improve doctors’ leadership in pediatric resuscitation

PTSD alone does not explain the increased risk of cardiovascular disease in veterans

PTSD alone does not explain the increased risk of cardiovascular disease in veterans

Acute Cardiovascular Care 2019 will highlight latest advances covering heart problems

Acute Cardiovascular Care 2019 will highlight latest advances covering heart problems

Higher risk of cardiac death in African Americans linked to income and educational disparities

Higher risk of cardiac death in African Americans linked to income and educational disparities

Rutgers study uncovers new threat in the opiate epidemic

Rutgers study uncovers new threat in the opiate epidemic

Study aims to help hospital staff manage fatigue when working at night shifts

Study aims to help hospital staff manage fatigue when working at night shifts

Coeur Wallis equips the canton of Valais with 260 SCHILLER defibrillators

Coeur Wallis equips the canton of Valais with 260 SCHILLER defibrillators

SCHILLER AED FRED easyport helped save life of elderly person in Vienna

SCHILLER AED FRED easyport helped save life of elderly person in Vienna